BBC News - Asia
The latest stories from the Asia section of the BBC News web site.
Multiple Taiwan gas blasts kill 24
A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung kills at least 24 people and injures about 270 others.
Race to find India landslide missing
Rescuers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has killed at least 30 and buried up to 200 people, but hopes of finding survivors fade as time passes.
Xinjiang imam murder 'suspects shot'
Police have shot dead two suspects in the killing of the imam of China's largest mosque and captured another, state media say.
China manufacturing growth speeds up
China's factory activity grows at its fastest pace in more than two year in July, the latest sign the country's economy may be stabilising.
England win to level India series
England wrap up a 266-run victory over India in the third Test at Southampton to level the series at 1-1.
Filipinos urged to leave Libya
A top diplomat from the Philippines is to oversee the evacuation of 13,000 citizens from Libya after a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse raped.
Greeks cleared of shooting migrants
The owner and head foreman of a farm in southern Greece are cleared over the shooting and wounding of a group of Bangladeshi migrant workers.
Bathers drown off Karachi coast
At least 20 bathers celebrating the Muslim Eid festival drown in rough seas off the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
Drug-resistant malaria 'widespread'
Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in South East Asia, and has now reached the Cambodia-Thailand border, according to a study.
Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal
Thousands of Tibetan exiles attend the funeral in Nepal of one of Tibetan Buddhism's most senior monks, Shamar Rinpoche.